National Museums of Scotland Careers Hive

Join Edinburgh Science Learning for a range of drop-in activities highlighting exciting careers and opportunities in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industries. This unique, interactive event is for young people aged 11+.

Careers Hive is an immersive careers education event designed to give s1 – s3 students a new way to think about their futures. It highlights the opportunities available to those who study STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths), as well as the cross-disciplinary skills and subjects that can support and enhance STEM careers.

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Find out about the various opportunities National Museum of Scotland are offering below and book to attend their Teacher Afternoon.

Careers Hive Teacher Afternoon

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Fri 28 Feb
Free, book via Eventbrite:

Encourage your students to engage with STEM subjects and bring the 3-18 Careers Standard to life with a Teachers' Afternoon at the National Museum of Scotland, part of Careers Hive by Edinburgh Science Learning. Careers Hive is an immersive event for S1-S3s to showcase the breadth of STEM careers and how choosing subjects in these areas expands horizons and opportunities. The week-long event brings around 3,000 students and their teachers through the doors at the National Museum of Scotland. Our Teachers Afternoon will build on this and provide activity ideas and discussions to take back to the classroom.

The afternoon is open to all teachers. Refreshments provided.

Careers Hive Open Day

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Sat 29 Feb
Free, drop in

Join Edinburgh Science Learning to explore the amazing options available to young people if they get involved with science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) throughout their education and beyond! Meet volunteers from STEM companies, explore interactive activities and get hands-on with specialist scientific equipment across four exhibition zones. Plus, get some face-to-face time with professionals from a wide spectrum of industries. Visit our Parasites exhibition and take part in activities with researchers working to tackle tropical diseases.


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